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5 Tips for Saving Money on Family Plane Tickets

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The airline industry is super-competitive, and you never know who'll have a great deal on offer. That's why it pays to do some advance recon before you absolutely need to buy plane tickets. You don't have to be the Lone Ranger spending all your evenings hopping from site to site looking for bargains, either. Many of the major airfare listing sites will alert you when prices go down on a fare you're interested in. The query criteria you can specify may be limited, though. Although you might be able to stipulate that you're only interested in, say, direct flights to your destination, don't count on it. You might have to make do with a general query and then evaluate the e-mail updates based on your wish list of flight features. The process is still worth a try, though. Here are some candidates you might want to explore: